Category Archives: Solar Power

A Short Guide to Solar Power Incentives in California

What Solar Power Rebates Are There in CA?

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Solar power incentives, especially in the state of California, are plentiful in number and replete with financial benefits. Solar power options are becoming more and more widely available for homeowners, along with a multitude of fiscal incentives and offerings. And further, many kinds of credits are also available through both local and federal authorities.

In this post, we take a look at a few of the major rebates and incentives programs for making the switch to solar in California. With the state leading the country in solar adoption, it’s no wonder they’ve also got the best financial incentives to offer their citizens.

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The 5 Most Successful Solar Installation Companies in CA

The Most Highly Rated Solar Installation Companies

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California is one of the leading states that promote and implement alternative and renewable energy sources. And perhaps even more to the point, as a state, California has one of the highest number of photovoltaics installed.

There are a multitude of solar installation companies located in and around California, but their pros and cons can be confusing to sort through because the information is so similar. Below is a list of the most highly rated solar installation companies in California in 2015, according to Solar Power World. Continue reading

Solar Shingles Rise in Popularity and Get Cheaper, Too

Are Solar Shingles Right for Your Home?

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Solar shingles are the one of the newest solar power technologies on the market. In professional solar circles and among solar installers, they are typically called photovoltaic shingles. They are comparable to complete solar power systems in that both convert solar power to electricity that can be used in the home. Further, they can be installed right on the shingles of one’s roof by stapling them directly to the roofing cloth.

The folks at Total Roofing & Reconstruction hypothesize that solar shingles have risen in popularity because they tend to be more “aesthetically pleasing” than solar panels installed on one’s roof. They are a bit more expensive than solar panels, and they do take longer to install. In terms of their aesthetics, solar shingles are typically dark blue/purple and add a sheen to your house tiles.

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Solar Energy Facts: 5 Things You Maybe Didn’t Know

Adding Solar Panels — Is It Worth the Investment? solar panels installed

Adding Solar Panels to your home’s energy system is the sustainable improvement that everyone is talking about. Personal, decentralized electricity generation is a controversial topic for the power companies, but for the homeowner adding Photovoltaic (PV) panels is a huge cost reducing investment.

With interest in this earth saving technology at an all time high, a lot of information, and misinformation abounds. As you consider going green with PV panels, keep a few important pieces of information in mind. Continue reading

What Are Live Transfer Solar Leads and How Do they Work?

Not All Solar Leads Are Created Equal

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If you’re in the business of solar sales and installation, then you know that the quality of your leads matters. Purchase top quality leads, and your conversion rate will skyrocket. Opt instead for budget leads, and you might have a tougher time getting them to actually convert.

In the world of solar leads, live transfer leads are highly coveted by those who know good quality leads when they see them. Live transfer solar leads boast unusually high conversion rates, and most solar installers find that they provide a handsome return on investment, when compared to other types of leads. So why do live transfer solar leads work so well? Continue reading